Weatherboarding :: Shared Description

Weatherboarding is the cladding of a house consisting of long thin timber boards that overlap one another on the outside of the wall.
Traditionally timber weatherboarding was used without a finish, relying upon good air circulation and the use of 'semi-hardwoods' which would keep the boards from rotting. More recently weatherboarding has been tarred or painted; traditionally black or white due to locally occurring minerals or pigments.
Weatherboard houses may be found in most parts of the British Isles, and the style may be part of all types of traditional buildings, from cottages to windmills, shops to workshops.
by N Chadwick
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TQ6557 : Weatherboarded Cottages, Teston Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5946 : Man of Kent, East St by N Chadwick
TQ7630 : Zan Chinese Restaurant, Hawkhurst by N Chadwick
TQ6637 : Weatherboarded cottage, Owl House Farm by N Chadwick
TQ6736 : Weatherboarded and Half timbered houses, The Broadway by N Chadwick
TQ4928 : Weatherboarded cottage, Poundgate by N Chadwick
TQ7468 : Salisbury Villa by N Chadwick
TQ1730 : Weatherboarded Cottage, Horsham by N Chadwick
TQ1730 : Weatherboarded cottage, The Causeway by N Chadwick
TQ5742 : Stewart Cottage, Southborough Common by N Chadwick
TQ4121 : Marbles, Newick by N Chadwick
TQ3828 : Weatherboarded Cottages, Church Lane by N Chadwick
TQ4121 : The Royal Oak, Newick by N Chadwick
TG2105 : Keswick Mill by N Chadwick
TQ8209 : Rock shop, East Beach St by N Chadwick
TQ8209 : Clare Cottage, High St by N Chadwick
TG2009 : Weatherboarded house, Whistlefish Court by N Chadwick
SU9034 : Weatherboarded building near Bunch Lane by N Chadwick
TQ4859 : Weatherboarded Cottages, Knockholt Pound by N Chadwick
TQ4861 : Weatherboarded cottage, Station Rd by N Chadwick
TQ4862 : Weatherboarded house, London Rd by N Chadwick
TQ0644 : Weatherboarded barn. Lockhurst Hatch Farm by N Chadwick
TQ5842 : Silk thai, Southborough by N Chadwick
TQ5742 : Kent weatherboarded cottage, Southborough by N Chadwick
TQ5742 : Stewart Cottage, London Rd by N Chadwick

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Created: Fri, 19 Mar 2010, Updated: Tue, 24 Jan 2012

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